George Caleb Bingham letter, 1852 January 31

Bingham, George Caleb, b. 1811 d. 1879
Painter

Collection size: 1 item.

Collection Summary: Letter from Bingham to Goupil & Co. concerning the reproduction of his painting, "Canvassing for Votes." Bingham also mentions the popularity of his painting "County Election" and criticism of him in an issue of the American Art Union Bulletin.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter (St. Louis, Mo.)

Donated 1965 by Abe Brayer, who knows the owner of the original letter.

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